Re: [Emerald] PROBLEMS....HELP!

PowerNet ( (no email) )
Wed, 19 May 1999 18:24:00 -0400

How do I fix the problem?
That is the million dollar question.


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On 5/19/99, at 3:13 PM, Dale E. Reed Jr. wrote:

>Josh Hillman wrote:
>> We've got discounts for annual and semiannual payments for some of our
>> accounts also, but are not running into the problem you are. Our=
>> are coming out perfect (Emerald 2.1.11 was off by about 3 cents).
>Emerald 2.5.284 and higher corrected a rounding problem that was
>present in Emerald 2.5.26x through 2.5.283. It would round the
>values read from the DB to two digits BEFORE the calculations,
>which cause major accuracy problems.
>> From what I can tell, Emerald is calculating everything correctly. I'm
>> using the same version that you are (on my testing machine)...
>After looking at his numbers, he was relying on the rounding
>for his numbers to come out correctly (and lower than they
>should have). Unfortunately, the fix is causing his numbers to
>have four more cents that he wants.
>Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT
>IEA Software, Inc.